SafetySkills Videos - Chainsaw Safety: Safe Operations

Date: 3/31/2022 - 4/30/2023

Location: Online






A chainsaw is a useful tool in many industries but operating a chainsaw can be dangerous if the right precautions are not taken. According to the Centers for Disease Control, there are about 36,000 chainsaw-related injuries each year. The risk of injury can be minimized by using safe operating procedures and wearing the proper personal protective equipment, or PPE. Learners who successfully complete this course should be able to recognize safe operating procedures for chainsaws. This micro-learning course covers a small part of a broader topic. For a more complete training experience, see HPT-2.2 Chainsaw Safety. This course is presented in English and Spanish. (4 min.)

Relevant Standards:

29 CFR 1910 Subpart I - Personal Protective Equipment; 29 CFR 1910.269 - Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution; 29 CFR 1910.95 -Occupational Noise exposure

Prerequisites: None

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Christopher MassDOT
Joe Town of Groton (CT) DPW
Michael Town of Savoy
Michael City of Haverhill
Helaina City of Greenfield DPW
Morton City of Westfield
Mark Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Brodie Town of Longmeadow Engineering
Sophia Town of Tewksbury
Karen UMass Transportation Center (UMTC)
Frank City of Westfield
Matthew City of Westfield
Zen Town of Wilton Department of Environmental Affairs
Don City of Westfield
Nicholas City of Westfield
John Town of Gill
Kason County of Hawaii (HI)
Nick Town of Shrewsbury
John City of Westfield
Patrick City of Westfield